Contact Us: (248) 601-2400

Playing in the USPBL

2018 United Shore Professional Baseball League Open Tryout

Sign ups and registration for the 2018 baseball tryouts are NOW CLOSED.

Tryout participants will be evaluated by all USPBL Managers and staff. The USPBL has produced 20 players that have signed with MLB organizations in the first two seasons.

Evaluations will include:

  • Running – 60 yard dash & baseball specific running
  • Throwing – catchers pop time & position player’s velocity
  • Hitting – exit velocity & situational batting practice
  • Fielding – position specific drills
  • Pitchers – range of motion, mechanics & velocity
  • Video Analysis – hitters: swing & pitchers: mechanics
  • Simulated games & Situational games
  • Physical measurables

The United Shore Professional Baseball League will embark on its third season after a wildly successful 2016 and 2017 campaign. Twenty (20) USPBL players had their contracts purchased by MiLB clubs between the 2016 and 2017 season. In 2016 five (5) USPBL were named to Baseball America’s top prospects for Independent baseball. Our season begins May 11th and concludes September 9th, 2018. The USPBL offers customized programs to help accelerate our player’s development that include:

  • USPBL & DVS throwing program that allowed for 1200+ innings pitched without an injury
  • Our USPBL pitching staff averaged an increase of 1.4 MPH during the 2017 season
  • Customized hitting programs including BATS video breakdown
  • Integrated technology with FlightScope

Players must be at least eighteen years old (18), been born on or after January 1, 1992 and a United States Citizen. No player may have attained the age of twenty six (26) prior to January 1, 2018. Please note that players with college eligibility remaining should check with their school compliance office before registering.

Contact:

USPBL Front Office – 248-601-2400

Baseball Operations email: baseballoperations@uspbl.com

Basic Info:

Cost: Pitchers – $75 & Position Players – $125

April 24th: Check in at Jimmy John’s Field

  • 4- 6 pm Check in
  • 6 pm Tryout Briefing

April 25th: Position Player Skill Assessment and Pitcher Assessment

  • 7:30 am Pitchers & Catchers Report to 2SP Madison Heights
  • 11:30 am Position Players Report to 2SP Madison Heights

April 26th: Breakout Groups- Morning and Afternoon Sessions – Defensive and Offensive work

  • 7:00 am Groups 1 – 3 Report to Jimmy Johns Field
  • 11:00 am Groups 4 – 6 Report to Jimmy Johns Field

April 27th: Simulated Games- Morning Sessions

  • 8:00 am All Players Report to Jimmy Johns Field

Addresses:

Jimmy Johns Field: 7171 Auburn Rd, Utica MI 48317

2SP Sports Performance: 29236 Stephenson Hwy, Madison Heights MI 48071